Course Content

Indian Head Massage treatment is a massage of the upper-back, arms, neck, head and face which is carried out on a fully clothed client, usually sitting upright in a chair as opposed to lying on a treatment couch.  The course will teach students the history of the Indian Head Massage, techniques and mediums to use.

 Fast Track

This course is covered over one day.  As a pre-requisite students must have completed the distance learning Anatomy and Physiology course to enable them to understand the functions of the human body.


The Academy will provide all resources. 

 Learning Outcomes

  • Client consultation
  • History of Indian Head Massage
  • Benefits
  • Contra-indications and Contra-actions
  • Structure of the skin and hair
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Pressure points
  • Demonstration
  • Techniques
  • After care advice

Learning Path

Students successfully completing this course can progress further onto the full NVQ in Body Massage, NVQ Indian Head Massage, and Diploma in Holistic Therapies and also further their skills in, Hot Stone Massage, HOPI Ear Candling and many more Holistic Therapies.

NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Indian Head Massage

This course includes portfolio building, evidence compiling and a written and practical assessment.

The course will cover all aspects of Indian head massage Using a variety of massage mediums and techniques.

 Salma's Beauty Academy offers all the support, advice and tuition needed to successfully complete this module.

Fast Track Indian Head Massage Course

Course Completion

On completion of the course students that pass their assessment will be issued with a certificate which is nationally recognised and insurable by BABTAC (British Association of Beauty & Cosmetology) and The Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists.


NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Indian Head Massage - The one day initial tutorial plus assessments, portfolio building day and home study
Fast Track Indian Head Massage Course - 1 day

£ 399.00 + Vat NVQ Level 3 Indian Head Massage
£ 99.00 + Vat Fast track BABTAC & GUILD course

NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Indian Head Massage
Fast Track Indian Head Massage Course

Salma's Beauty Academy wishes to ensure that all their students leave with a memorable learning experience by providing a comfortable training environment, pleasant team of staff to support their learning needs and light refreshments which will be available to you throughout the day.

Please ensure you read and agree to our Terms and Conditions before enrolling onto any of our courses.

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